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May 13, 2021 Dr David Pittaway
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The guest for this episode is Dr Lorien Pichegru, the new Director of the Institute for Coastal and Marine Research at The Nelson Mandela University. 
Topics: Coastal and Marine Research. Nelson Mandela University, conservation, African penguins, fishing,...
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Feb 8, 2021 Dr David Pittaway
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The guest for this episode is Ms Asisipo Mmghlonyane, who is with her PhD research on community based aqua-tourism as a sustainable development opportunity for coastal rural areas.
Topics: Coastal and Marine Research, Nelson Mandela University, aqua tourism, aquatourism, aqua-tourism,...
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Jan 22, 2021 Dr David Pittaway
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Dr Nina Rivers is a Post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Coastal and Marine Research. Her focus is on the social dimension of ocean governance. 
Topics: Institute for Coastal and Marine Research, Ocean Science, climate change, Algoa Bay Project, Marine...
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Nov 23, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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Rose is the newly appointed South African Research Chair in Ocean Cultures and Heritage. In this episode, she speaks a bit about the Chair, and talks extensively about her anthropological research and field work, and as usual I take all opportunities to ask reflexive questions. Thank you to Rose and other participants for being willing to answer them.       All views and opinions expressed in the CMR audio project are those of the participants, and do not necessarily reflect the official...
Topics: CMR, coastal and marine research, nelson mandela university, rose boswell, anthropology, fieldwork,...
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Nov 10, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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Dr Tommy Bornman is a node manager at SAEON, the South African Environmental Observation Network. In this episode of the CMR Audio Project, Tommy answers some of tough environmental and ecological questions.  
Topics: Coastal and Marine Research, CMR Audio Project, SAEON, NMU, Nelson Mandela University, Tommy...
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Oct 27, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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Dr Mzilikazi is the Director of Research support and management at the university. In this interview she speaks about her background, her passion for connecting students and researchers to opportunities, her thoughts on her transition from a rural to urban environment, her PhD and post-doctoral zoological research work, her views on a potentially worrying ecological mess that we’re in, and a fair amount more. The views and opinions expressed in the CMR audio project are those of the...
Topics: Institute for Coastal and Marine Research, Nelson Mandela University, Kwezi Mzilikazi, NMU, CMR,...
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Sep 30, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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Zanele Hartmann talks about her Phd, which she is about to complete as we near the end of 2020. In her study, she frames the Swartkops estuary as a social ecological system (SES). We talk about a bunch of other things too...
Topics: Coastal and Marine Research, CMR, Nelson Mandela University, EIA, Environmental Impact Assessment,...
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Sep 15, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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Professor Ronney Ncwadi is the Director of the School of Economics, Development studies and Tourism at the Nelson Mandela University.  Some background info about him here: https://lectures.mandela.ac.za/lectures/media/Store/documents/Inaugural%20lectures/Brief-CV-of-the-speaker-Ronney-Ncwadi.pdf
Topics: Nelson Mandela University, CMR, Coastal and Marine Research, economics, Covid-19
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Aug 28, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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From:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/gavin-rishworth-58533787/?originalSubdomain=za : " Exploring the links between past and present ecosystems, thereby highlighting why modern environments operate under the constraints to which they are currently exposed, is my broad research interest. I’m a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Zoology at the Nelson Mandela University and am trained as a marine biologist. My postgraduate research included work on coastal fish (BSc Hons) and seabird...
Topics: Coastal and Marine Research, Nelson Mandela University, Stromatolites, ecology, biodiversity
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Aug 14, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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From the NMU website: https://news.mandela.ac.za/News/New-DVC-Research,-Innovation-and-Internationalisa The University welcomes Dr Thandi Mgwebi as our new Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research, Innovation and Internationalisation (RII) from 1 April 2020. Eastern Cape born Dr Mgwebi will bring significant leadership, knowledge and experience in managing multiple functions and large-scale divisions and initiatives in the newly re-structured RII portfolio, as evidenced by an exemplary career in both...
Topics: Coastal and Marine Research, Nelson Mandela University, Thandi Mgwebi. Research Innovation and...
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Jul 29, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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From  https://oceansciences.mandela.ac.za/Research-Chairs/Chair-in-Marine-Spatial-Planning : Professor Lombard was awarded the Purcell Memorial Prize for the best zoological Ph.D. at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 1989. After post-doctoral work in the USA and Australia, she held academic positions at UCT, NMMU, and the University of Pretoria. She specialises in conservation planning, and has also worked as a consultant in this field for 18 years. Her early work advanced conservation...
Topics: Marine Spatial Planning, Nelson Mandela University, Coastal and Marine Research, Science,...
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Jul 3, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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Dr Denning Metuge talks to me about the law of the Sea. 
Topics: Coastal and Marine Research, Nelson Mandela University, Law of the Sea, David Pittaway, Denning...
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Jun 11, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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An podcast-style interview with Professor Janine Adams of Nelson Mandela University. We talk mainly about the algal bloom in the Swartkops River on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth, about algal blooms in general, and some of the scope of her Research Chair position.  
Topics: Estuaries, algal bloom, river pollution, blue carbon, coastal and marine research, Nelson Mandela...
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Jun 3, 2020 Dr David Pittaway
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The CMR Audio Project - Episode 1 - Dr Berny Snow
Topic: The Institute for Coastal and Marine Research